CC Tillery is the pseudonym of two sisters, both authors who came together to write the story of their great-aunt Bessie Daniels Elliott in the Appalachian Journey series and once that was concluded continued writing Appalachian historical fiction with the Brown Mountain Lights series. Tillery is their maiden name and the C’s stand for their first initials.

One C is Cyndi Tillery Hodges (on the left), a multi-published author who writes under the pseudonym of Caitlyn Hunter. She is the author of the Eternal Shadows series and Winds of Fate, all paranormal romances based on Cherokee legends. She has also written several contemporary romance short stories and two fantasy novellas.

The other C is Christy Tillery French (on the right). Christy is a multi-published, award winning writer whose books cross genres including romantic suspense,  psychological suspense and dystopia. She is the author of The Bodyguard series and five stand-alone suspense novels.

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